mansard


man·sard

noun \ˈman-ˌsärd, -sərd\

Definition of MANSARD

:  a roof having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper one — see roof illustration
man·sard·ed \-ˌsär-dəd, -sər-\ adjective

Origin of MANSARD

French mansarde, from François Mansart †1666 French architect
First Known Use: circa 1734

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